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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — For at least 25 years, a harmful chemical has existed in soil beneath and air around Pratt-Abbott Cleaners at Broadway and Cottage Road. The Maine Department of Environmental...
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LUDLOW, Maine — Police have busted another methamphetamine operation in Aroostook County, leading to the arrests of two county residents on drug charges. The case developed from a 911 medical call on...
2015/06/29 21:16
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BAR HARBOR, Maine — A local hotel company has paid a civil penalty of more than $5,000 for violating state environmental laws when an employee dumped mineral spirits and paint into a drain that...
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ROCKLAND, Maine — City and state crews were responding Friday morning to a diesel fuel spill in Rockland Harbor. Responders were still assessing the situation and uncertain of the amount of fuel...
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BUCKSPORT, Maine — The site of the former Verso paper mill along the Penobscot River will not become a metal recycling operation as had once been considered, a company executive for new owner AIM...
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The order was delivered to state officials on June 5 by the regional administrator of the EPA, H. Curtis Spalding. In it, Spalding said an agency review of water quality standards has led to its...
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... pond is suffering,” Leigh Schneller Sligh, who lives along Hosmer Pond, said. “No one knows if there will be long-term consequences that could ruin it for fishing, ruin it for swimming.” Runoff...
2015/06/21 23:15
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INDIAN ISLAND, Maine — Jan Paul spends a lot of early mornings on the Penobscot River testing the water to determine how much oxygen is it at different depths. The results of her tests are shared...
2015/06/17 12:23
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BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) - Maine environmental regulators have approved the last remaining permit needed for construction to start on a nearly $13 million layover facility for Amtrak trains in...
2015/06/16 21:15
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PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday gave approval for a second time to a permit for a train storage and maintenance facility in Brunswick, the current end of...
2015/06/14 21:35
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Maine officials are readying their response plans in the event of an oil train accident. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection, public safety agencies and railroad officials will...
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BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority is eager to move forward on a proposed train layover facility, after receiving tentative approval last week for a stormwater...
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PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Officials with the Central Aroostook Soil and Water Conservation District have another busy year ahead of them, with a number of projects and events planned. “In the fall of...
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Prestile Stream, which runs through eastern Aroostook County into Canada, once was known as one of Maine’s best trout fishing streams. But during the 1950s and 1960s it became better known for its...
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The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0 during a special meeting on Monday to pay as much as $47,000 to CES Inc. of Brewer to handle the permitting immediately and to engineer the relocation within the next...
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OLD TOWN, Maine — City leaders voted Monday to prepare for the planned expansion to double capacity at Juniper Ridge Landfill by asking for intervenor status now, which comes with a grant to pay for...
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The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the town office, interim Town Manager Peggy Daigle said. It will occur six days after residents voted 29-10 during another special meeting to approve moving the...
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BRUNSWICK, Maine — In an effort to trim the budget, the Brunswick Town Council has decided to allow more waste to be deposited at the town landfill. On April 29, Town Manager John Eldridge issued a...
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